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  1. DIY - Do It Yourself
    I am planning to build a chicken coop. Now trying to find out the best way to keep mice/rats away. Any suggestion?
  2. General Discussion
    they can get into the attic above our garage, not into to the house but above this storage area above the garage; and there's nothing up there for them to eat but they still go into the garage and then up above the little bastarsds So my wife she sets mousetraps for them baited with peanut...
  3. Urban Survival
    Bought a house a couple of years ago. Home ownership rocks but its filled with perils. Mine are mice in the attic. I had one die in a wall when I first got the house and the sucker stunk for months. So I've been trying to kill them with old fashion mouse traps and no luck. Ill get one, but its...
  4. Urban Survival
    Just found out the condo I am renting has mice in the attic! I caught a culprit on a glue trap with honey roasted peanuts last night. Any quick home remedy or such to take em all out? Thanks! :thumb:
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Here are a couple of sites to help with rodent control http://emergency.cdc.gov/disasters/pdf/rodents.pdf http://www.cdc.gov/rodents/
  6. Hunting and Trapping General Discussion
    I don't know if this has been discussed, but i was thinking that a couple of rat traps would be a great and easy idea for trapping small animals. The standard original wooden ones are flat and can be carried at the bottom of a backpack pretty easily. You can also drill a paracord hole in the...
  7. Urban Survival
    I was driving around yesterday on patrol (Im in Law Enforcement) and I hear my subway bag rattling around. I flip on the dome light quickly enough to see a little furry mouse scurry out of the bag and back under the dash. If that little guy can get into my car, which is locked and in my garage...
  8. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    A picture of post/SHTF......... MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., March 31 (UPI) -- Residents of a Michigan neighborhood said they have taken pictures and video of a plague of rats overrunning the outside of their homes. Some residents said they are staying inside their Madison Heights homes at night to...
  9. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Head lice, other body lice, tapeworms, roundworms, fleas, ticks, skeeters, roaches, scorpions (not around central il but I know some of you suffer from them), mice, rats, etc... do your preps take into account that many more problems will be had by poorer sanitation and disposal? If so what are...
  10. Firearms General Discussion
    SO you live in the suburbs, houses on both sides of yours, and because you never used your attached garage, only as of late do you find the garage and attic are home to a colony of giant rats. OK, let's say it's a friend's house, and she'd rather (have me) "pop" them than use glue traps and have...
  11. Urban Survival
    Has anyone considered this as a food source? As I understand it these rodents are easy to raise and keep. In south america they are concidered a delicacy and reputed to be delicious on the Bar b que. They are vegitarians and could be fed almost anything. just a thought.
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